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Run Fur Fun 5k

Join us as we Run Fur Fun, and raise funds to save lives!  Register today to participate in this fun run with or without your canine. This flat, family and furry-friendly course is a great way to support animals in need, and meet other animals lovers and their four-legged friends.  Start a team, encourage your friends, family and fellow animal lovers to join you, or support you as a sponsor.   

More animals than ever are in need of our help, and every dollar raised helps to support injured, abused and homeless animals in Massachusetts.

Event Details

Course Description: The course is a flat, family and furry-friendly course starting at Artesani Park and running along the Charles River with no road crossings. See a course map here.

Dogs: This is a race you can do with your dog!  Please see the rules for running with your dog. Also, please make sure your dog is trained adequately. Only one dog per runner.

Parking/Public Transportation:

Parking is very limited. We encourage you to carpool or take public transportation. Parking is limited to a first-come, first-serve basis in the Artesani Park lot.

We also have limited additional parking at: 1120 Soldiers Field Road, 1300 Soldiers Field Road, 1230 Soldiers Field Road

If lots are full some suggested areas are: Across the Charles River on Greenough Boulevard next to BBN (public lot), public lots along Soldier’s Field Road, between the Eliot Bridge & Artesani Park, or the neighborhood around Mt. Auburn Hospital.

Parking is not allowed on the grass or in front of the boat house. You will be towed. 

For public transit directions, click here.  

: We are seeking sponsorships for this race; if you are interested please contact Allie Feiner at

 Awards: There will be awards for canine and human runners, as well as for teams.  Check back for details on the award breakdown closer to the race!

Tech shirts: Run Fur Fun tech t-shirts will be available for purchase at the race. To see what the shirts look like, click here. To reserve yours, email

Volunteer: If you'd like to join our volunteer team or volunteer on race day, please fill out this easy online survey.

Event Sponsors


Especially for Pets

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Au Bon Pain
Elizabeth's Bagels

Nero Beverage

 Merial  Trader Joes  
 Fish and Bone    
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